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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] KVM: arm/arm64: Handle hva aging while destroying the vm
On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 09:57:00AM +0100, Suzuki K Poulose wrote:
> Hi Alex,
>
> On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 08:20:31AM +0200, Alexander Graf wrote:
> > The kvm_age_hva callback may be called all the way concurrently while
> > kvm_mmu_notifier_release() is running.
> >
> > The release function sets kvm->arch.pgd = NULL which the aging function
> > however implicitly relies on in stage2_get_pud(). That means they can
> > race and the aging function may dereference a NULL pgd pointer.
> >
> > This patch adds a check for that case, so that we leave the aging
> > function silently.
> >
> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> > Fixes: 293f29363 ("kvm-arm: Unmap shadow pagetables properly")
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.de>
> >
> > ---
> >
> > v1 -> v2:
> >
> > - Fix commit message
> > - Add Fixes and stable tags
> > ---
> > virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c | 4 ++++
> > 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> > index f2d5b6c..227931f 100644
> > --- a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> > +++ b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> > @@ -861,6 +861,10 @@ static pud_t *stage2_get_pud(struct kvm *kvm, struct kvm_mmu_memory_cache *cache
> > pgd_t *pgd;
> > pud_t *pud;
> >
> > + /* Do we clash with kvm_free_stage2_pgd()? */
> > + if (!kvm->arch.pgd)
> > + return NULL;
> > +
>
> I think this check should be moved up in the chain. We call kvm_age_hva(), with
> the kvm->mmu_lock held and we don't release it till we reach here. So, ideally,
> if we find the PGD is null when we reach kvm_age_hva(), we could simply return
> there, like we do for other call backs from the KVM mmu_notifier.
>
>
> ----8>----
>
> kvm-arm: Handle hva aging while destroying vm
>
> The mmu_notifier_release() callback of KVM triggers cleaning up
> the stage2 page table on kvm-arm. However there could be other
> notifier callbacks in parallel with the mmu_notifier_release(),
> which could cause the call backs ending up in an empty stage2
> page table. Make sure we check it for all the notifier callbacks.
>
> Reported-by: Alex Graf <agraf@suse.de>
> Cc: Christoffer Dall <cdall@linaro.org>
> Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Fixes: commit 293f29363 ("kvm-arm: Unmap shadow pagetables properly")
> Signed-off-by: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@arm.com>
> ---
> virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> index e2e5eff..db1c7b2 100644
> --- a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> +++ b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> @@ -1665,12 +1665,16 @@ static int kvm_test_age_hva_handler(struct kvm *kvm, gpa_t gpa, u64 size, void *
>
> int kvm_age_hva(struct kvm *kvm, unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
> {
> + if (!kvm->arch.pgd)
> + return 0;
> trace_kvm_age_hva(start, end);
> return handle_hva_to_gpa(kvm, start, end, kvm_age_hva_handler, NULL);
> }
>
> int kvm_test_age_hva(struct kvm *kvm, unsigned long hva)
> {
> + if (!kvm->arch.pgd)
> + return 0;
> trace_kvm_test_age_hva(hva);
> return handle_hva_to_gpa(kvm, hva, hva, kvm_test_age_hva_handler, NULL);
> }
> --
> 2.7.5
>

For this patch:

Reviewed-by: Christoffer Dall <cdall@linaro.org>

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